26th Sep, 2018

Coventry man charged with 90s sex offences against girls in Rugby

Andy Morris 10th Nov, 2017

AN INVESTIGATION into reports of sexual offences against two teenage girls in Rugby in the 1990s has resulted in a Coventry man being charged.

Peter Livingstone Jones, 55, of Wheelwright Lane, Coventry has been charged with two counts of rape, one count of kidnap and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

It is alleged the offences were committed against the two girls in 1998.

Jones was also charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place in connection with an alleged incident on Wednesday (November 8). He was due to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates Court on Friday (November 10).

A 43-year-old woman from Rugby arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a girl in Rugby in 1998 has been bailed until December while investigations continue.

A 53-year-old man from Coventry arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997 has been bailed until December while investigations continue.

A 53-year-old man from Rugby remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a girl in Leicestershire in 1997.

Warwickshire Police’s Major Investigation Unit has set up a dedicated number and e-mail address for anyone with information that could help with their enquiries. Email operationcosta@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk or call 01788 853956 (8am-4pm, Monday to Friday) with information, quoting incident 36 of November 8. Leave a message if the phone line goes to voicemail and someone will call back as soon as possible.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers via www.crimestoppers-uk.org or on 0800 555 111.

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